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No. 2 story of the year: Departure of Lauren Wickinski, Claire Jakubicek

By Jimmy Johnson and Mike Romor | May 6, 2012

Two prominent and successful student athletes left NIU athletics this year: Lauren Wicinski and Claire Jakubicek. Wicinski, a two-time MAC Volleyball Player of the Year, asked for her release from the program in February. Later, she would be granted her...

NIU student plans to run for alderman

By Jeremy Piscoran | September 20, 2010

Zachary Ploppert has worked his way up the city government hierarchy and is ready to take the next step in the process and run for alderman on the Geneva City Council. Ploppert is a junior elementary education major at NIU and commutes from his hometown...

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